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The French Haute Route – 2013

The wheels won’t be turning this year on the French alps and I am sad, it will be the first time since the beginning of the French Haute Route that we will not be traversing those familiar high peaks and … Continue reading

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The Grand Journey of the Haute Route – 2012

The week is over and already I am missing the early morning rises and watching the sun come over the mountain spires.  The epic cycling journey over 19 massive mythical cols in the French Alps has come to an end. … Continue reading

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Following the Haute Route!

This is my second year of playing supporter in the epic haute route and the endurance of the cyclists never ceases to amaze me. They pedal with passion fighting pain and tears, riding daily over huge mountains to make it … Continue reading

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Pedalling up Mountains – France

I am in the support vehicle and the time has arrived for another year of the Haute Route – a cycling feast through the french alps, from Geneva to Nice.  Last year there were approximately 250 riders this year it … Continue reading

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The Haute Route – Sunny Nice Awaits!

It is all over and I have to say I am a little sad at having to say goodbye to the crazy world of the Haute route cycle ride.  Day 7 – the final day was completely different to the day … Continue reading

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The Haute Route – cycling the highest road in Europe!

Day 6 of the Haute route.  The morning was slowly waking as the cyclists quietly prepared for another day on their bike seats.  The click clacking bike cleats were the only sound in the alpine air.  You could sense the … Continue reading

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The Haute Route – another day another challenge!

This is turning out to be one classic cycle journey! The Haute route is in its 5th day and as a spectator it appeared to be a real tough one today. From my chilly perch at the top of Col d’Izoard I … Continue reading

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